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Everything you need to know about new changes to 457 temporary visa application

Changes to the 457 temporary visa program are coming, says Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull. What does this mean for international students and graduates? Mihika Hegde has more.


Researchers call out for international graduates on post-study work visa in Australia

DO you think the current post-study work visa increases your chance of employment in Australia? What do you think can be done to improve your post-study experience? Trinh Le reports on a new research project about the employability of international graduates.

Residency application made easier for international students in South Australia and ACT

NEW changes to state nomination requirements in South Australia and a revised skilled migration list in ACT make applying for residency easier for international students and graduates. April Dudgeon has the story.

Devastated international students left broke and suicidal after alleged visa scam

DOZENS of international students have been left devastated, penniless and suicidal following an alleged visa and migration scam. Rowan Forster has more.

‘Operation Fortitude’ and what it could have meant for international students

FOLLOWING the cancellation of the controversial “Operation Fortitude”, we speak to several international students to get their opinions over the Australian Border Force’s cancelled visa fraud crackdown in Melbourne’s CBD. Dea Putra reports.

New easier visa application process to benefit students and private educators

MANY international students burdened by complicated visa processes will soon find it easier to enrol in, and complete their studies. A new simplified student visa system will allow educators to focus more on quality education. Rowan Forster has the details.

Changes to visa regulations on English language testing in Australia, students to benefit

INTERNATIONAL students will benefit from changes to visa regulations to accept a range of English language test scores including TOEFL, Pearson – and from January 2015, Cambridge English – in addition to IELTS. Gabriella Ariffin reports.

Where can you work on a working holiday visa?

NOT ready to return home after graduation? We’ve done the legwork for you and compiled a list of countries you could work in on a working holiday visa. Gabriella Ariffin has the details.

Accounting: More options for students taking English language tests

STARTING this month, Australia’s top accounting bodies will recognise a wider range English language tests, giving international students and graduates more options. Kai Yi Wong reports.

Highlights from the Melbourne International Student Conference 2014

THE inaugural Melbourne International Student Conference was a weekend of inspiration, learning, personal and professional development, networking and encouraging entrepreneurship to plug gaps in the community for the 100 delegates in attendance. Faridah Wu brings you the highlights.

What comes after graduation? Join the Visa Options Workshop

VISA application can be incredibly tricky and many international students are confused by the process. Come along to the University of Melbourne’s Visa Options Workshop hosted by UMSU International this Thursday to have your questions answered. Faridah Wu has more.

Melbourne International Student Conference 2014

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, collaboration and innovation will be the focus of the inaugural Melbourne International Student Conference, featuring keynote speakers Malaysian artist-architect “Red” Hong Yi and Mayibuye Cambodia founder Zoe Condliffe, as well as business and HR experts. Find out how you can take part.

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